From time to time, the Northern College of Acupuncture has vacancies, most commonly for teaching posts, but also for administrative or directorial positions.  Most staff work on a part-time basis, and the majority are self-employed.

All our staff share the same passion for providing a high-quality learning environment for our students, and an affordable, professional and accessible clinic for our patients and clients.

If you are interested in joining us, please visit this page regularly.



Building Assistant


Applications for this post are sought from suitably qualified individuals with an interest in working in a higher education College and teaching clinic.

You will be joining a small admin team where your responsibility is to make sure the teaching rooms are set up and functional for teaching sessions, meetings or exams. Most work will be undertaken outside of normal office hours.  The College operates 7 days per week during the academic terms though it is not necessary normally to come into College every day.  The busy periods are during term-time, approximately October to early December, January to Easter and after Easter to June, with few rooms requiring set-up in the second half of December, around Easter, or mid-July to mid-September.  The Building Assistant may be required at different times in different weeks.

It is essential that you are a UK/EEA national or have a visa to work in the UK (e.g. Tier 1).  Appointed candidates will have to produce documentary evidence of their right to work in the UK.

Status: Employed, flexible working patterns

Hours: Up to 10 hours per month.  The hours paid will remain constant at 10 per month throughout the year though the workload may vary between busier periods during term-time and quieter periods during vacations.

Period: Permanent

Salary: £8.57  - £9.18 per hour - equates to £16.047.04  - £17,194.32 per annum (pro rata)

Annual Leave: Pro rata on the fulltime equivalent of 33 days per year including bank holidays.

Location: Northern College of Acupuncture, Micklegate, York


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